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Division of Pediatric Pain, Palliative and Integrative Medicine - Adjunct, Clinical X, HS Clinical, and In Residence Series

Application Window

Open date: October 20, 2022

Most recent review date: Monday, Dec 19, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Saturday, Apr 20, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

UCSF School of Medicine and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals
Division of Pediatric Pain, Palliative and Integrative Medicine
Adjunct, Clinical X, Health Sciences Clinical, In Residence Series

The Division of Pediatric Pain, Palliative and Integrative Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco, and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals are recruiting faculty members to join our growing team at the Instructor, Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank of the Adjunct, Health Sciences (HS) Clinical, Clinical X, or In Residence faculty series. Academic rank is commensurate with experience.

Qualified candidates will possess a medical degree and license, and have a demonstrated interest in pediatric pain, palliative and/or integrative medicine and medical education.

Preferred qualifications include Board Certification/Eligibility in Pediatrics, fellowship training in Pediatric Pain Medicine, Palliative Care, Integrative Medicine or Board Certification/Eligibility in Pain Medicine, Palliative Care or Integrative Medicine, and a proven ability to work collaboratively across pediatric disciplines. Clinical focus may include inpatient pain or palliative or integrative medicine consult service, or outpatient pain, palliative and integrative medicine clinic. In-house weekend coverage and night call coverage may be included as part of clinical responsibilities.

The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation. For the 15th year in a row, UCSF garnered the top spot among public institutions in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2021. The Department’s clinical enterprise is based at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, Mount Zion, Zuckerberg San Francisco General, and at a number of outreach clinics throughout Northern California, providing the Department with an unsurpassed opportunity to meet the needs of infants, children, and young adults throughout the Bay Area. In 2021, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals ranked in all 10 children’s specialties in U.S. News and World Report. Nestled in a dynamic and unique geography distinguished by unprecedented innovations in technology, UCSF and the Department of Pediatrics are able to bring research and industry together to advance health.

The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5: The minimum base salary range for this position is $99,200-$305,900. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan ( which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

Interested candidates can apply online at with cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of contributions to diversity, and contact information for three references. Applicant materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission. Candidate must meet all of the qualifications at the time of appointment.

For more information contact:
Karen Sun, M.D.
Associate Medical Director, Pediatric Pain, Palliative and Integrative Medicine

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - CV must clearly list current and/or pending qualifications (e.g. board eligibility/certification, medical licensure, etc.).

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details:

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy found here:

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Job location

San Francisco, CA